High Schools

Milford girls slip past HB

HOLLIS – Defense wins games for the Milford High School girls basketball team, but that Spartans’ defense almost met its match Tuesday night. The Spartans (16-1) took down a tenacious Hollis Brookline squad 43-31 in a Division II matchup that featured two strong defensive ...

Giampetruzzi powers Trinity past North

NASHUA – Trinity’s Carmen Giampetruzzi and Nashua North’s Jordan Lates got caught up in a shootout of sorts Tuesday night. Giampetruzzi won the individual matchup with a game-high 30 points - compared to Lates’ team-high 23 - to lead the Pioneers past ...

Hollis Brookline coasts to win over ConVal

Shea Whalen scored a game-high 18 points as Hollis Brookline cruised to a 71-24 win over visiting ConVal. Will Petersen drained three 3-pointers on his way to 16 points, while Matt Fothergill hit for two treys of his own to finish with 12 in the win. HB (12-5) closes out its regular season ...

Bishop Guertin riding fast finish into boys hockey tournament

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – What was a seemingly impossible task has become a mission nearly accomplished for the Bishop Guertin High School boys hockey team. A couple of weeks ago the Cardinals were 2-8-1 and in severe danger of missing the Division I tournament for the first time in ...

Offensive show leave Nashua North with 93-83 loss to Memorial

NASHUA – Points have been hard to come by on some nights for the Nashua High School North boys basketball team. Monday was not one of those nights. For the second straight game, the Titans set a season high in points, and this time only needed regulation to do it. Unfortunately for ...

Cavaliers top Spartans, 58-42

Matt Fothergill had 18 points while Logan Blake added 14 and Cole Gallant 13 as Hollis Brookline pulled away in the second half to improve to 11-5. Milford, led by Jordan Delgado’s 13 points, closed to within four in the third quarter but still fell to 3-14. Evan Perron added nine ...

North survives vs. Trinity, 55-54

Emily Kendall had a career high 16 points as the Titans (13-4) grabbed the lead with a minute left to hold off the Pioneers. The Titans went 7 of 13 from the line in the fourth quarter as Taylor Choate added 14 points and Sara Cordova and Dezi Okorie 11 each. Amanda Torres led Trinity (9-7) ...

Cardinals hold off Concord

Jack Zimmerman had 16 points as Bishop Guertin held off the Crimson Tide in the second half to improve to 13-4 with a 61-54 win. Joe Marandola had 13 rebounds to go with his 12 points while Kyle Gavin chipped in with 12 points for the Cards. At Nashua BISHOP GUERTIN (61) Jack Zimmerman ...

Merrimack tops Spaulding, 58-45

It was another great night for Eric Gendron, who had 23 points and 12 rebounds as the host Tomahawks ended their Division I regular season with a 16-2 record. Shane Burke added 14 for the locals. At Merrimack MERRIMACK (58) Eric Gendron 10-1-23, Shane Burke 6-1-14, Mike Gasper 3-1-7, Austin ...

Sabers down Con-Val, 34-23

Host Souhegan started slow but grabbed a 15-14 halftime lead and went on to improve to 13-4. Devon Hickey had 12 points while Jaime King added 10. At Amherst SOUHEGAN (34) Devon Hickey 4-2-12, Jaime King 5-0-10, Cammie Formby-Lavertu 3-0-6, Morgqn Brady 0-3-3, Emily Gaukstern 0-3-3-. ...

Nute eliminates Wilton-Lyndeborough, 54-48

The No. 11 Warriors (9-10) rallied from 17 down vs. No. 6 Nute to come to within five points with two minutes to play but fell short, ending their season. Sami Bosquet led the locals with 14 ponts while Ally Schwab added 11. At Milton NUTE (54) E. St.Lawrence 4-8-16, Mitchell 5-3-14, A. ...

Sabers look like best local hockey team

It might be time to think black and gold again. Every year, we try to identify the area high school hockey teams that have the best chance at playing on finals day at the Verizon Wireless Arena. With a week to go in the regular season, you have to wonder. Nashua High School North looked like ...

Changes in store for wrestling in 2015

The Division II wrestling championships hadn’t been over long when coaches began thinking ahead to 2015. With big changes in store, not many would blame them. After winning the program’s first team title Saturday, Bedford High School won’t have a chance to defend ...

Top line shines as Souhegan cruises to win over Kennett

MANCHESTER – Normally a Souhegan-Kennett High School boys ice hockey game would be a nip-and-tuck battle. But this year there’s too much disparity between the teams. All it was for the Sabers on Sunday was a skate in the park, as they blistered the Eagles 6-2 at St. Anselm ...

Nashua North picks up big win over Manchester Memorial

Nashua North 60, Manchester Memorial 45 Taylor Choate scored 16 points to help lead the Titans to their fifth win in their last six games. Sarah Cordova added 13 points and Ali Nelson was also in double figures with 10, as North (12-4) outrebounded Memorial 44-39 and forced 31 turnovers by ...

Merrimack High School boys top Alvirne, 1-0

MANCHESTER – The high-flying Merrimack High School hockey days are a thing of the past. Welcome to the grind-it-out Tomahawks’ style, one that produced a nail-biting 1-0 win over offensive-challenged Alvirne early Saturday evening at West Side Arena. “This year I ...

Windham Takes Home Third Straight Championship

WINDHAM – The Windham High School wrestling team somehow found a way to top its 164-point performance from last season. The Jaguars placed seven wrestlers at the top of the podium as the team took home its third straight Division III championship on Saturday afternoon. Windham ...

Bedford beats Milford, Hollis

HOLLIS – Travis Hughes had just one thought – get off your back. The Milford High School junior found himself looking at the ceiling of the Hollis Brookline gym during the 285-pound final at Saturday’s Division II wrestling championship meet. Instead of panic, ...

North’s Chimelski, Laplante win Division I wrestling titles

CONCORD – Still short of breath and hopping around the hallways of Concord High School, Nashua North’s Joe Chimelski was doing his best to contain himself. It’s just a hard thing to ask of a wrestler who completed Part 1 of his master plan in this, his senior ...

Jordan Lates leads Nashua North in OT upset of Bishop Guertin

NASHUA – Jordan Lates has been in a mini-slump recently. Then again, so has the entire Nashua North boys basketball team. The Titans lost four straight heading into Friday night’s matchup with Bishop Guertin, including a 37-point loss on their home court to Manchester ...